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									Programme: Training course in Time-location sampling


Day 1
9.00 – 9.30       Registration

9.30 – 9.50       Welcome/Introduction and review agenda, training objectives

9.50 – 10.15      Bio-behavioral surveillance among high risk groups and its role in
                  HIV/AIDS surveillance
10.15-11.30       Overview - principles, theories, assumptions, uses of and
                  requirements of time location sampling (TLS)
11.30-11.45       Break

11.45-13.00       Formative research and preparation for TLS implementation
13.00-14.00       Lunch
14.00-14.45       Group work: Protocol development exercise
14.45-15.00       Break
15.00–16.30       Group work: Protocol development exercise


Day 2
9.00- 10.00       Formative research and preparation for TLS implementation cont.
10.00-11.15       Universe of venues: creating sampling frame, randomization and
                  sampling calendar
11.15-11.30       Break

11.30-13.00       Exercise: sampling frame, randomization and sampling calendar
13.00-14.00       Lunch

14.00-14.45       Biological testing in TLS surveys

14.45-15.00       Break

15.00–16.30       Group work: Protocol development exercise



Day 3
9.00 – 9.45       Safety
9.45 – 10.30      Implementation of TLS: recruiting participants; staff roles
                  responsibilities; data management and documentation
10.30-10.50       Break

10.50-13.00       Exercise: Recruiting participants

13.00-14.00       Lunch
14.00–15.30       Data management and analysis: how to develop databases for TLS
                  data management , including how to handle PAPI and HAPI data
                  collection modes
15.30-15.45       Break
15.45-17.00       Group work: Protocol development exercise
Day 4
9.00–9.45     Exercise: preparing data for analysis (data transfer Palmtop-PC, survey
              software, etc.)
9.45–11.00    Statistical analysis of TLS data - Weighting, descriptive statistics,
              correlates, trend
11.00-11.15   Break

11.00-13.00   Statistical analysis of TLS data - Weighting, descriptive statistics,
              correlates, trend cont.
13.00-14.00   Lunch
14.00-14.45   Exercise: Statistical analysis of TLS data (STATA)
14.45-15.00   Break
15.00–16.30   Exercise: Statistical analysis of TLS data (STATA)


Day 5
9.00-9.30     Dissemination of results / Uses of TLS
9.30–10.00    Ethical issues in TLS - anonymous surveys
10.00–11.00   Presentations of TLS protocols
11.00-11.15   Break

11.15–13.00   Presentations of TLS protocols
13.00-13.30   Evaluation of the course and closing
13.30-14.30   Lunch

								
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